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Promontory Point, Chicago

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#40 of 44 in Parks in Chicago
Promontory Point is the cape or southernmost point of the peninsula formed where the Promontory Mountains project into the northern Great Salt Lake at 41°12′18″N 112°25′43″W in Box Elder County, Utah, with an elevation of 4,297 feet (1,310 m) above sea level. It is 4.75 kilometres (2.95 mi) northwest of the west end of Fremont Island in Weber County.
Promontory Point also refers to the location 41°13′20″N 112°24′38″W where the Lucin Cutoff intersects the east coast of the peninsula, 1.7 miles (2.7 km) northeast of the cape. The cutoff passes 1,250 feet (380 m) north of the cape and continues west 6.4 miles (10.3 km) to Saline, where the cutoff leaves the peninsula.
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  • We happened to stay at a motel near Promontory Point. We were up early and this looked to be a nice place to spend 30 minutes to take some nice photos. It's a nice peaceful park that goes out a...  more »
  • We walked the Promontory Point area on a warm day and it was very safe, clean, and enjoyable. The city skyline view is great! You can stay on the path, or walk on the rocks next to the lake. There...  more »
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  • Amazing, amazing, amazing!!! We spent the entire day, well into the evening! Just a note, get there early to claim a fire pit!! It is just picture perfect! The beach is a slight hike away. There are restrooms and showers to clean up in, though. The best part is the view! You can see our great city as well as the majesty of Lake Michigan! Completely peaceful. The parking is not bad at all, as long as you pay attention to your times. It is tuly wonderful! I cant wait to go back!
  • The most magical park in all of Chicago. Plenty of shade and sun, fire pits, cute groups of people just enjoying being outdoors and being together. In warm weather you can unofficially swim there (no lifeguards). I almost don't want to post about this place because it's so fantastic.

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